The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has compiled a series of questions to ask yourself before you start the adoption process.
HRC’s overview of adoption options.
The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) created a brief overview about fostering and what foster parents can expect from the process.
To become a foster parent in the state of Iowa, you must go through the Iowa Foster & Adoptive Parents Association (IFAPA). On the IFAPA site, you can find the necessary DHS forms as well as a foster parent handbook to start the process of becoming a foster parent.